Animal Weight

How much does a Bushveld gerbil weight?

It is hard to guess what a Bushveld gerbil weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Bushveld gerbil (Tatera leucogaster) on average weights 73 grams (0.16 lbs).

The Bushveld gerbil is from the family Muridae (genus: Tatera). It is usually born with about 2 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 11.7 cm (0′ 5″). Usually, Bushveld gerbils have 4 babies per litter.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Bushveld gerbil is 73 grams (0.16 lbs)

The Bushveld gerbil (Gerbilliscus leucogaster) is a species of gerbil found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and hot deserts.

Animals of the same family as a Bushveld gerbil

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Animals with the same weight as a Bushveld gerbil

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tatera leucogaster:

Animals with the same litter size as a Bushveld gerbil

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Bushveld gerbil: